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EU Shuns Call To Recognise Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

The European Union has rejected Benjamin Netanyahu's call to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying the two-state solution remains the only path to resolving the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Putin, Erdogan Warn US Move Risks Escalating Tensions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has concluded a whirlwind one-day regional tour with a stop in Turkey, where he joined his Turkish counterpart in criticising a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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More Than 8 Million 'A Step Away' From Famine In Yemen

A senior UN official has called for parties involved in the war in Yemen to allow "sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access" for the millions of Yemenis facing famine and battling disease.

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Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah Vows To Focus On Palestine

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has said his group and its allies in the region would renew their focus on the Palestinian cause after what he called their victories elsewhere in the region.

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Ukraine, Netherlands Discuss Cooperation On MH17 Crash Probe

KIEV: The Ukrainian and Dutch law enforcement chiefs met here on Monday to discuss the cooperation between the two countries on the investigation of the MH17 crash, the Ukrainian Prosecutor's General Office said in a statement, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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‘People That Are Different Don’t Need To Be Criticised’, Boy’s Video About Bullies Gets Attention Of Hollywood’s Biggest Stars, But…

The world can be a mean place to live in, especially for those who identify themselves as different, simply because they don’t conform to society and choose to not be part of the crowd.

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[Video] Woman Threatened To ‘Kill Everybody’ Aboard Airplane After She Was Caught Smoking

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On Saturday, a woman was caught smoking in the bathroom aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Portland, Oregon to Sacramento, California. When the flight crew confronted Valerie Curbelo about her actions, she went into a rage and threatened to “kill everybody” on board.

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New York Blast Suspect Went From Limo Driver To Accused Subway Bomber

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: The Bangladeshi suspect in Monday’s pipe bomb explosion beneath New York’s Times Square is an angry former limousine driver who learned to build a bomb on the internet at his Brooklyn apartment, officials said.

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Hezbollah Chief Says Fight For Jerusalem Is Now Top Priority

Lebanese Hezbollah will work with its allies to create a strategy “in the field” to confront Israel, the group’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, said, calling again for a third Palestinian intifada (uprising), during a rally in Beirut on Monday.

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Putin Orders Withdrawal Of Russian Troops From Syria During Surprise Visit To Khmeimim Airbase

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria. He announced the move during his first visit to the country, as he arrived with no advance notice at Khmeimim Airbase in Syria’s Latakia province on Monday morning.

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